Coming May 2017: The Definitive Biography of Music Legend Dusty Springfield!


Lesser Gods is pleased to announce that we will be publishing Dusty: An Intimate Portrait of a Musical Legend in May 2017. This biography of legendary singer Dusty Springfield is an intimate portrait of an immensely complicated and talented woman. It’s the definitive account of one of music’s most legendary figures.

Combining brand-new material, meticulous research, and frank interviews with friends, lovers, employees, and confidants, journalist Karen Bartlett reveals sensational new details about the soul diva’s unconventional upbringing, tumultuous relationships, and unbridled addictions, including a lifelong struggle to come to terms with her sexuality.

The U.K. edition of Dusty has already received great reviews!

“The most definitive biography yet” —Choice magazine

“A vivid portrait of a tortured soul” —Out in the City

“A heart-breaking read” —Record Collector

Dusty sends you back to the music—to the extraordinary, dusky vulnerability of her voice. I’m re-touched every time I hear it.” —Daily Telegraph

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